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Decreasing Your Chances of Getting Sick

Decreasing Your Chances of Getting Sick

Destiny Byrd, Public Relations Editor/Reporter
November 14, 2013
Filed under Blogs, On Your Mind

When seasons change, people are more likely to get sick. I used to brag about how I never got sick because I would take a daily dose of a Vitamin C supplement pill. It had been over a year since I had gotten even a sniffle. I had gotten so confident in this pill that I ate after my sick mom. Oh boy, I ...

ACT & SAT for YOU and ME

ACT & SAT for YOU and ME

November 14, 2013
Filed under On Your Mind

The ACT and SAT primarily measure your smarts. They don’t measure your strength, they don’t care about what sport you like, and they don’t care about what you want to be when you grow up. They don’t involve your artistic or musical abilities, and it doesn’t matter how many volunteer hours you...

How Do You Approach Bullying?

How Do You Approach Bullying?

On Your Mind
October 22, 2013
Filed under On Your Mind

School has begun. The pressure to make good grades, have time for extracurricular activities, and continue to discover our self-worth strains us more and more as we carry on into the school year. All the barreling pressure builds up, and it’s hard to contain the bursting expression. With all these aspe...

What Stress-Reducing Method Is Best?

What Stress-Reducing Method Is Best?

September 24, 2013
Filed under On Your Mind

Everyone has a different reaction to stress. It comes and goes for some people, and it can come quite frequently for others. The National Institution of Mental Health defines stress as “the brain’s response to any demand.” As a student, your brain may be conformed to coping with stress. Someti...

Suntans and Savings: Tips on Getting a Job during the Summer

Suntans and Savings: Tips on Getting a Job during the Summer

May 16, 2013
Filed under On Your Mind

The school year is ending and soccer season is almost over. I’m about to have something I rarely get during the school year: free time! I've realized that I have all this time in the summer and it's time for me to get a job. I believe that summer jobs for teenagers are very important. It helps student...

5 Steps for Successful Prom Planning

5 Steps for Successful Prom Planning

April 25, 2013
Filed under On Your Mind

Prom is approaching soon, and many students are struggling to try to put their plans together. Many people wonder if there is a simpler way to attack the beast that is Prom Night. Follow these 5 simple steps to create the night that you will remember for the rest of your life. Step One. Define Your Universe. The first...

What Should I Do for Spring Break?

What Should I Do for Spring Break?

March 28, 2013
Filed under On Your Mind

Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and the sun is beginning to shine. Spring is right around the corner, and students are already making their plans for Spring Break. With so many activities to do, many students are asking, “What should I do for Spring Break?” First things first, sleep in. This ...

How do I study for the SAT and ACT?

How do I study for the SAT and ACT?

March 7, 2013
Filed under On Your Mind

Two words. Three letters each. Massive stress. SAT and ACT. High school students stress when the time comes to take their SAT and ACT tests. Good scores are needed to improve chance of getting into colleges of choice. Students are wondering, “How can I study for this oh-so-stressful test?” Follow...

Q: What should I buy my sweetheart for Valentine’s Day?

January 30, 2013
Filed under On Your Mind

Christmas trees have been replaced with teddy bears, and ornaments for heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. You guessed it; it’s almost Valentine’s Day. So, you might be asking yourself, “What should I buy my sweetheart for Valentine’s Day?” Start by defining the relationship. If you’re not...

What Can I Do to Pass My Exams?

What Can I Do to Pass My Exams?

December 12, 2012
Filed under On Your Mind

Students are cramming for exams and teachers are passing out last minute assignments. Your classes might have seemed fine, but you fear that when all of the information is in one test, the test will be difficult to pass. Many students start to dread when it comes to exam week.You can feel the tension...

How do I pass my driving test?

November 19, 2012
Filed under On Your Mind

Everyone seems to be getting their permit with ease. But when it comes to the road test, teens are sketching out. One reader asked, “What are some tips to passing my driving test?” The easiest and most obvious tip is to “relax.” If you’re not convinced that you’re going to pass the test,...

What should I be for Halloween?

October 25, 2012
Filed under On Your Mind

Halloween is fast approaching.With less than month left, Brashier students are wondering, “What should I dress up as for Halloween?” First things first, what are you doing the 31st? Are you trick-or-treating, going to a party or haunted house, or staying in for the night? If you’re trick-or-treating,...

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